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good morning, i'm ryan smith od morning, i'm ryan smith in for kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. here with some of the top headlines. several people were killed in an earthquake in japan. there were several fires and it knocked out power to thousands. and several people were killed after being chased by border patrol agents. much more about the immigration issue straight ahead. roger stone now says he met with a russian national during the 2016 campaign who promised to provide dirt on hillary clinton. stone says he never made a deal
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and claims he was set up by the fbi. and much of the northeast are under heat advisories. temperatures will reach 100 in some areas. that's 10 to 15 degrees above average. those are some of your top stories this monday, june 18. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to all of you. we begin the half hour with the deadly earthquake in western japan. >> at least five people are dead and a little girl is among the victims. the 9 year old was killed when a wall outside her school collapsed on her. an elderly man was killed when a bookshelf fell on him. dozens of people have been injured. >> it started several fires and caused 170,000 power outages. it hit during morning rush hour. rail and subway services were suspended. many flights were also delayed. and here at home, the battle over immigration is heading into a very important stretch this week. >> house lawmakers are scheduled to vote on two different reform plans.
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meanwhile, protests are being held across the country against the trump administration's policy of separating parents from their children after crossing the border illegally. >> in a rare move, first lady melania trump weighed in through her spokesperson saying she hoped both sides can come together to achieve successful immigration reform. she believes we should follow all laws but also be a country that governs with heart. but the administration says its zero tolerance is necessary to deter immigrants from coming here illegally. >> when a u.s. parent is prosecuted from violating a law and that u.s. citizen parent is accompanied by children, they are separated from those children as they go through a judicial process. >> at least five people believed to be in the u.s. illegally were killed when a suv they were riding in crashed in south texas.
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more than a dozen people were in the vehicle when it crashed. most of them were ejected onto the road. and president trump heads to capitol hill tomorrow to discuss immigration with lawmakers. some members of congress confronted the issue over the weekend. brad mielke has more. >> hey, guys, we're talking immigration a lot lately. but recently members of congress have been asking to see places where immigrants are detained. congressman palone went to a center and signed up for a visitor's pass, and after two hours of waiting he got in. >> these guys were crying on father's day because they don't know where their children are. some have no idea. some have been told, maybe they're in michigan. none of them have had contact with them. and there's no process under the homeland security or i.c.e. to have them be notified where the kids are when they're taken or they have no idea if they're ever going to be communicating
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with them again. the other thing i wanted to stress, these are people who came here for political asylum. they didn't come here for economic reasons looking for a job. they came here because they were fleeing persecution. >> he says they were seeking asylum. folks in the trump administration say you don't have to cross the border illegally to do that. we'll get into it all on "start here" later this morning. check it out on apple podcast or your favorite podcasting app. more than 600 migrants are in the spanish port of valencia. they arrived after a week-long voyage over rough seas. they arrived on three ships and were greeted by applause from police and health workers. there was clapping and singing aboard the ships. they are promised free health care. the migrants include dozens of pregnant women and children. and a freight car carrying propane exploded during an
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accident in princeton, indiana. police went door to door within a one-mile radius telling residents to get out. no injuries are reported, but u.s. highway 41 has been closed in that area. in new jersey, what started out as an all-day, all-night festival showcasing art and music and movies ended in gunfire which is believed to be gang-related. maggie rulli has the details. >> reporter: the cellphone video captures the chaos. police say at least two suspects began shooting at each other. the crowd of 1,000 is caught in the middle of their gunfight. at least 22 are injured, including a 13-year-old boy. and irving higginbotham who was shot four times in the leg. >> hurt, burning. >> reporter: one of the alleged shooters was shot and killed on
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the scene. 23-year-old amir armstrong is now in custody and facing charges. the men turning art all night, a community event meant for families, into a violent tragedy. local leaders are demanding action. >> this isn't just a random act of violence. this is a public health issue. >> i was very surprised. in an area that's supposed to be a safe space and a safe area. it's disheartening. >> reporter: but the community is promising not to give up. in a statement, the organizers of the festival say our hearts ache but our dedication and resolve to building a better trenton will never fade, not ever. police stress they don't think the festival was a target in any way, and the people here enjoying art were sadly caught up in the gunfight. maggie rulli, abc news, trenton, new jersey. the first trial against monsanto over the weedkiller roundup begins today. thousands of cancer patients are suing the company saying it caused their non-hodgkins lymphoma.
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monsanto denies the claim. dwayne johnson's suit is the first to go to trial. california law allows expedited processing of lawsuits if the patient is dying and it could set the precedent for other suits. and one of those injured in the rollercoaster accident in florida is speaking out. two victims fell more than 30 feet when the ride veered off the tracks. six others on the ride were stuck high above the daytona beach boardwalk. one woman from kentucky bounced off support beams as she fell. when she regained consciousness, all she saw was chaos. >> i'll never forget it in my life. there was people still on the ride screaming. there were the two that were in front of me, dangling out of it or the one was dangling. the other was pinned and everyone was screaming and crying and it was terrifying. >> she herself suffered a long list of injuries.
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she's hired an attorney. safety inspectors had taken that rollercoaster out of service the month before but allowed it to resume operating after the problems were corrected. the state says the ride was inspected again just hours before the crash. a california couple had a big hairy burglar that wasn't just smarter than the average bear. it's pretty nimble, too. >> elaine and carroll were more than a little surprised to see who came to visit. a big bear made it through their not-so-big window in tahoe. check it out. >> it was determined. >> it wriggles its way. >> one of their friends told them about the four-legged home invader. >> i thought she was kidding. and then i thought, oh, no. it's tahoe. it could be. she looked frightened. very scared. >> so the bear apparently made a number of trips through the window before the humans got home. this is the second time the same bear has broken into the same home in the past year.
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>> they said they had six break-ins into their home in the last 15 years by bears. there's something going on there. you got to break the trend. >> can you invite us over for dinner? sounds like a good spot. >> your table is ready. your plate is served. coming up, what we're finding out this morning about another tesla catching on fire. you know, this time it involved the husband of an actress who appeared on "the west wing." the message she's sending out about tesla loud and clear. and later, jimmy kimmel faces off against ted cruz. which man took the trophy at this weekend's blob fish classic. that's a tough one to say. first, here's a look at today's very hot forecast. "world news now" weather, sponsored by carfax.com. sponsored by car fax.com.
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there's an urgent manhunt under way in southern illinois for two escaped prisoners. >> they managed to break out of their cell through a concrete and brick wall. adrian bankert has more. >> reporter: authorities on the hunt for two of three inmates who escaped through this manmade hole at an illinois jail, breaking through concrete and brick. the inmates seen on video hours before carrying out their daring getaway. >> they used some pipe we think was obtained from our privacy area for the shower areas, and they managed to batter and push that through. >> reporter: one of the two escapees still on the run, zachary shock awaiting trial on a first degree murder charge. the third escapee, justin gray caught late saturday after he jumped into this river. his getaway driver arrested after crashing at the water's edge. her identity still unknown. >> jail officers meet with me at
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the rear of the jail. >> reporter: the inmates with a two-hour head start before officials noticed them missing. cold comfort to frightened nearby residents. >> i'm going to make sure i lock my car and my apartment. >> reporter: they charged three individuals with aiding and abetting those inmates. u.s. marshals are actively involved. adrian bankert, abe news, new york. >> that's a bizarre scene. number one, how do you get through a wall that thick and the hole's about that big. >> it remains to be seen. you've got one guy at large. this is a really dangerous thing for those residents around that area. >> incredible. mary mccormick is calling out tesla over this. she says her husband -- look at that. her husband was driving his tesla down santa monica boulevard in l.a. when it caught fire. for no reason at all. he didn't know the car was on fire until good samaritans
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flagged him down. thankfully no one was hurt. >> wow. >> talk about a scary situation. doesn't even feel it in that car. coming up, the bible for bros. inside the dude paradise of barstool sports. >> you're watching "world news now." now." >> you're watching "world news now." make the most of a few minutes with ky natural feeling with aloe vera
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the apartment building where the fire was. when things like this happen, i think you find a new perspective on life. hi. red cross put us in a hotel so we were able to stay together. we're strong and, if we overcame that or if we can overcome that, we can overcome anything, so. [ sniffle ]
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and let's turn now to the bible of bro culture. barstool sports, unapologetic. attracts 12 million followers. >> how can something so polarizing be so popular? here is rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: more than five years ago, barstool's infamous blackout tour sparked protests. they've also been criticized for sometimes misogynist posts. and last year, espn, which, like abc news is owned by disney, dropped a partnership with barstool after just one episode of a new show. a statement released, while we had approval on the content of the show, i erred in assuming we could distance our efforts from the barstool site. >> the reason you needed us is because we're barstool. we try to be funny.
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a very few times i've said something that rubs people the wrong way. i would argue it's always trying to be funny. not everything lands. >> reporter: what might come as the biggest surprise about barstool sports is its ceo. erika nardini. >> i was the last candidate to come along. i think over 70 pr men. >> i think there was something that clicked with me and barstool. i saw what barstool could do, which is just how big the brand has the potential to be and how powerful its audiences. >> reporter: there are people who believe that some of the content is sexist. >> mm-hm. >> reporter: what do you say to that? >> we're not a sexist company. i think people who criticize barstool don't read our sports or listen to our podcast or watch our videos. >> reporter: since joining the company, the former aol
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executive has helped barstool increase revenue by eight times, sent brand advertising soaring 700% and commerce by 300%. >> i brought to barstool what i knew how to do, which is to scale, to monetize, to think about the brand and brands we could build underneath barstool. >> reporter: the demo spends about 45 million minutes a month consuming barstool content. >> they're adulting. they're learning to be adults, but they have disposable income. they can buy lots of toys. >> i think the most elusive coer anyone has is a 19-year-old. they're not watching television. they are not buying the things that they used to. they're not going to retail stores. they are different, and we are a company that understands them. >> reporter: the barstool community has rallied around
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important causes, giving back to victims of the boston marathon bombing. fund-raising for veterans. but it's the unwavering identity that keeps stoolies coming back for more. >> people are tired of boring, safe content. >> it's a brand that's unafraid and loyal to its audience, and in return, its audience is very loyal to it. the walls are closing in. and the definition of what's okay and not okay is polarizing. i ultimately think that's very good for barstool sports. we know who we are, and we know what we do, and we stand by that. >> reporter: i'm rebecca jarvis in new york. >> say what you want to say, they have a big following. they have one of the most popular podcasts that you'll see. and they deliver sports content in a different way.
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some say valuation is around 100 million. they're on the come-up. >> some of it is super entertaining. barstooling and adulting are not words i use together. coming up, kimmel versus cruz. >> which man came out on top. so if you're on medicare or will be soon, you may want more than parts a and b here's why. medicare only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. you might want to consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like any medicare supplement insurance plan, these help pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and, these plans let you choose any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. you could stay with the doctor or specialist you trust... or go with someone new. you're not stuck in a network...
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>> yes. jimmy kimmel on one end, facing off against ted cruz for the first-ever blob fish classic. they really bellied up to the challenge. marcus moore has a preview. >> reporter: the buildup epic between late-night funny man jimmy kimmel and texas senator, ted cruz. >> this will be ted cruz's second most embarrassing loss to a late night host. >> reporter: it became a true test of strategy and stamina for the men who are just a bit past their prime. senator cruz, 47 years old, kimmel, 50. their one on one match to raise money for two texas charities and settle a score after this comment. >> he looks like a blob fish. >> reporter: what's your key move? a killer crossover? are you good in the paint? >> i have no actual moves. this game's going to take forever.
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>> reporter: and it did. nearly two hours of blocks and air balls before the senator scored the final point leaving with the coveted trophy. there he is with the hardware. congratulations, senator cruz. the former high school basketball player reliving his younger days. >> for two guys in our 40s and 50s, we'd beat daylights out of you. >> reporter: you look a little winded. >> both of us are going to sleep like babies. >> reporter: the challenge has been met. but kimmel and cruz say the real winners are the children of the city. marcus moore, abc news, houston. >> gounk he is still holding that trophy? >> like ovechkin. >> that's what i was trying to remember. trying to remember his name. congratulations senator cruz.
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this morning on "world news now," flash floods cause historic damage. >> extreme rainfall from slow-moving storms are taking out roads across the upper midwest leaving many destroyed while in the east, extreme heat. temperatures will feel like 105 in some areas today. we have the monday forecast ahead. also this morning, the battle over children at the border. the firestorm over the trump administration's zero tolerance policy. we have breaking news from japan. a deadly earthquake this morning. we're getting reports of widespread damage and new images just in. and we want kids to love art. but when your son's sculpture rearrangement could leave you stuck with a six-figure bill, maybe the next time you go to the park.
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it's monday, june 18th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> poor kid. ryan smith is in the house in for kendis gibson. >> that is my nightmare. >> all he wanted to do was hug -- you have twin boys. >> that's my nightmare. >> what would you do? >> cry. >> if the whole thing came tumbling down? >> cry. hug them and say i don't think you're going to college, i'm sorry. >> we're going to dig into that situation a little bit. but we're going to start things off with the severe storms and flooding in the upper midwest. >> up to seven inches of rain fell. as much as two inches per hour. you can see the storms are still over the region and moving slowly. >> many roads were washed out like this one in northern wisconsin. a section of u.s. 2 is just gone. sheriff told people not to travel on any roads. >> and it was worse in upper peninsula. many roads that were not washed
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out were covered in debris and impassable. the hardest hit was houghton. the flooding there has been called historic. >> more storms are in the forecast for today along with serious heat. let's go to paul williams. >> we are looking for a hot surge to overtake the northeast ohio valley region and mid atlantic region. this is how hot it's going to be. forecasted high will reach the record high in philadelphia, new york, boston and just shy of that in d.c. then we brace for monday afternoon and monday evening. severe thunderstorms throughout vermont, new hampshire. up toward montreal. and another round of thunderstorms in the north central part of the country as well. now to the battle raging over immigration policy that's separating children from parents. >> the u.s. border patrol has allowed reporters into a facility in mcallen, texas.
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children were seen sleeping on mats covered by thermal blankets. >> lawmakers will be focused on immigration as the house votes on competing proposals. dave packer has more. >> reporter: across the country, protests and outrage over young children separated from their parents. in el paso, texas, a congressman leading this march. >> this is america. either that is who we are or this is who we are. >> reporter: in elizabeth, members of congress making a surprise appearance. >> we spoke to fathers whose children were ripped from their arms who have no idea when or if the will see their children will be seen again. >> reporter: those congressmen claiming the trump administration is acting like thugs. steve bannon is defending his former boss. >> we ran on an a policy to stop illegal immigration. limit legal immigration. it's a crime to come across
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illegally and children get separated. >> reporter: nearly 2,000 migrant children have been separated from their families, just their week forcing the opening of tent cities and sparking protests in the communities that will house them. >> we fight for these kids. we fight for their parents. not just because they are kids. but because this is the story of our country. >> reporter: the trump administration says the changes are necessary to deter immigrants from coming here illegally. >> when a u.s. citizen parent is prosecuted for violating a law and that u.s. citizen parent is accompanied by children, they are separated from those children as they go through a judicial process. >> reporter: dave packer, abc news, new york. and a sheriff in texas says a deadly crash near the mexican border is an example of why the u.s. needs a border wall. at least five people were killed
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when the suv they were riding in crashed while fleeing border patrol agents. the suv was carrying more than a dozen people, most believed to be in the u.s. illegally. the crash was so violent most of the passengers were ejected from the vehicle. one of president trump's long-time advisers admits he met with a russian national during the 2016 campaign who promised to provide dirt on hillary clinton. roger stone says the russian who identified himself as henry greenberg wanted $2 million for the damaging information and stone tells abc news he thought the idea was idea was ludicrous and the deal never happened. stone also claims the whole meeting was a fbi setup. and rudy giuliani says president trump has no plans to issue any pardons in the russia investigation right now but adds the president could do so when the investigation is over, especially if he decides anyone involved has been treated unfairly. and he says when the president talks about potential pardons, he is not sending a message to
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paul manafort or anyone else to refrain from cooperating with prosecutors. at least three people are dead after an earthquake in osaka, japan. the 6.1 hit during this morning's commute. train and subway service in the city was suspended. it also caused several building fires. thousands are without power. one of the fatalities was a 9-year-old girl who was reportedly killed when a wall at her school collapsed. no tsunami warning has been issued because the quake was inland. the taliban is refusing to suspend a cease-fire. two suicide bombers may have been the work of isis. ian pannell is in kabul. >> reporter: it was a shattering blow to two days of relative peace in afghanistan. the suicide bomb attack in the eastern city of jalalabad. killing at least 19, more wounded. the last three days will be remembered not for war but peace. an unprecedented cease-fire by the men with the white flag.
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the taliban, here joining police men, soldiers and civilians to celebrate the holiday at the end of ramadan. this incredible video was unimaginable days ago. when these two sworn enemies were trying to kill each other. a taliban fighter and an american-trained afghan special forces soldier dancing. the government says it wants to extend the cease-fire. america backs it. people are relaxed. people are happy. they've had three days of unprecedented cease-fire between the taliban and the government. they were starting to think perhaps it could last. after 17 long and bloody years of war, they deserve nothing less. the taliban said they will not extend their cease-fire, and already we're getting reports of a fresh wave of attacks against government forces, but the will
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of the people is clear. they want peace and they want it now. the question is whether the taliban can afford to ignore that. ian pannell, abc news, kabul. in europe, not everyone is happy over the name macedonia. protesters are protesting the resolution of an ongoing dispute. the country will be known as north macedonia. the northern province of greece will be known as macedonia. but the dispute had blocked northern macedonia's participation in several international organizations. and a conservative political newcomer has been elected president of colombia. he got 54% of the vote. his opponent had the best showing for the left. he be the youngest president in more than a century and is vowing to overhaul a peace agreement with leftist rebels. back at home a dad in north carolina gave himself an incredible father's day present by saving his son's life.
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>> cameras captured the moment when the boy collapsed during gym class. turns out he was in cardiac arrest. he started to perform cpr. >> whether it was my child or not, i would have done the same thing. you get down and do what you have to do to save someone's life. >> a nurse grabbed an automatic defibrillator. shocked cameron back to life. >> it took a few seconds, but his dad says cameron was wide awake and alert by the time ems arrived. good thing the dad and nurse did not hesitate. dad said he did what anyone else would do. >> that's what any dad would do. he thought his son had twisted an ankle and he saw his son go limp. jumped right into action. >> at first it looked like a normal injury, then realized he was completely unconscious. glad that one ended okay. coming up, we're going to
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talk about bedside manner. hear what this emergency room doctor was caught saying to a patient and why she's now out of a job. and in "the mix" you heard about the phrase you break it you bought it? what it involves a child and a statue worth over $100,000. should parents be on the hook? no? that's on "world news now." gosh. gosh. " gosh. anif you've got a lifee. you gotta swiffer
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an emergency room doctor has lost her job over what's being described as her abusive bedside manner. >> she apparently refused to believe a patient was suffering, even cursing him out. here's marci gonzalez. >> sit up. sit up, sit up. i'm having you sit up. >> i can't get up. >> reporter: this emergency room doctor banned from working in this northern california hospital after she was caught on camera mocking and cursing at one of her patients. >> i knew from when she said something to the security guard, i already knew from that point, i said hey, dad, can you take out your phone? i have a feeling something's going to happen. >> if i could get off this chair i really would. >> you really should. this is ridiculous.
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[ bleep ]. >> reporter: samuel said he was rushed by ambulance to el camino hospital after collapsing in basketball practice monday. after waiting more than three hours to be seen -- >> i'm sorry, sir, you are the least sick of all the people who are here who are dying. >> reporter: he said he was numb and in extreme pain and having trouble breathing. >> i told her i could not inhale. >> he can't inhale, wow. he must be dead. are you dead, sir? i don't understand. you are breathing just fine. >> reporter: from there, the tension escalated, unprovoked. >> no. you have changed your story every [ bleep ] time. >> whoa. >> reporter: the hospital ceo saying in a statement that the physician's demeanor was unprofessional and not the standard we require of all who provide care through el camino hospital. we've expressed our sincere apologies and are working with the patient on this matter.
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>> in my mind, i don't think she should be practicing medicine at all. if it's not a race thing, and she treats everybody that way, that's a problem. >> reporter: the hospital ceo went on to say the doctor will never be allowed to work at any branches of the hospital group again. we've not been able to reach the doctor for comment. meanwhile, bardwell plans to file a lawsuit. marci gonzalez, abc news, los angeles. >> and doctors say he was suffering from a severe anxiety attack which can present very similar symptoms to a heart attack, but the hospital has issued their apologies to the family. they say they're working with the patient on this matter. >> he says he was waiting for a doctor for three hours, and when she showed up, she showed up accompanied by a security guard. this was bad all the way around. >> not what you expect, especially when you wait that long to see a physician. coming up, a warning about a
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growing scam targeting renters. how scammers are using legitimate listings to scam prospective renters out of thousands of dollars. and first what brooks koepka has done. and what brooks koepka has done. everything for his well-being. but meningitis b progresses quickly and can be fatal, sometimes within 24 hours. while meningitis b is uncommon, about 1 in 10 infected will die. like millions of others, your teen may not be vaccinated against meningitis b. meningitis b strikes quickly. be quick to talk to your teen's doctor about a meningitis b vaccine.
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♪ all right, the last time it was a repeat u.s. open champ, george h.w. bush was in the white house. >> brooks koepka is going to have to end that drought on sunday. he was also going to have to beat one of his best friends, that would be top men's golfer in the world, dustin johnson. >> no big deal. >> part of a four-way tie for the lead holding into the final round. his putter betrayed him. three 3 putt bogeys on the back nine ended those hopes. >> the hot golfer of the day was tommy fleetwood. he tied a u.s. open record with a 7 under 63 and that also broke the shinnecock hills course record. a lot of folks were digging fleetwood's look by the way. >> but koepka couldn't be stopped. broke away from the pack to win
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his second straight u.s. open. first back to back champ in 29 years. >> awesome. and in case you missed it, phil mickelson had an issue on 13 saturday. he missed a bogey putt. then jogged after the ball and hit it again while it was still moving. pretty bizarre move. lefty was credited with a 10. he said he knew it was going to keep rolling and didn't want to keep hitting the shot over and over. he should be rewarded for that. >> that is the way that the guys play on a saturday when you're like the biggest amateur golfer. like i don't care. >> forget it. just go. i like it. that's how i would play. all right, the world cup rolls on in russia today with three more matches on the schedule. great goals to show you from sunday's action. >> first up, serbia. and the captain sends it into the net.
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he is pumped about that. that was enough to give serbia its first world cup win since 2010. >> then neymar, brazil took the lead with this stunning goal from coutinho. look at that. a corner kick made it 1-1. look at that. i love those corner kicks. >> oh! >> now the brazilians claim someone was pushing in the box. the goal stood. game ended tied 1 all. >> finally, it was germany opening its title defense against mexico. the mexicans were on the attack in the first half. but irving lozano sent fans around the world going absolutely bananas. it was all they needed to secure the win. so the celebrations were not
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premature. >> check this out. this was the scene in mexico city, so many fans jumping up and down they caused an artificial earthquake. scientists said the probable cause was widespread celebration. >> if you're going to have an earthquake, that's the kind you want. check out brandenberg gate. a solid core of mexico fans are apparently having some laughs. >> love that. >> can we talk about neymar's hair for a second? it's neon. >> if your name is neymar, that's the kind of hair you have to have. >> if you have regular hair and your name is neymar, nobody respects you. >> that's not true. he's had regular hair for a while and everyone seriously respected him. but the neon i guess is working for him. matches the jersey. coming up, the young boy and the $132,000 accident.
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>> now it wasn't, you see it right there, it wasn't barricaded in any way, doesn't say do not touch. >> right. >> but the spokesman at the center says it was never meant to be touched. the insurance company for the center sent the family a letter saying you now have responsibility for this. you have to pay for it. the parents got to be freakin' out, right? they are trying to see if their homeowner's policy will cover it. >> not only you break you buy, but you expect a statue of that value to have some protection around it, especially if there's a wedding reception going on. >> i wonder if there's anybody in the room saying hey, let's take the kid away from that. it's $132,000. >> good luck with that one. >> every parent's nightmare. now to good news, shall we? the search is over, a 100 year old tortoise missing for a week has been found. >> yes, aah! >> after a .0006-mile-per-hour getaway. fred the tortoise was spotted
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on a country lane by a driver who nearly ran him over. the driver brought fred home, did some googling. found an article about a missing tortoise. he has been returned to his very happy owner, terry phelps and his wife sue. this is in southampton, england. he has had fred for more than 30 years and can't thank his hero enough. >> incredible getaway. >> they have not excellent since fred went missing. >> thank goodness. you need some sleep. check this out. that's how it works? what a getaway. check this out. california ghost town with a hotel. i saw this and said ooh, i want this. a whole town on sale for $925,000. this is in the enyo mountains. it's a ghost town. but it is 300 acres of land, real piece of wild west history. there was a little fire there. it went bust a little bit. it could be all yours, 925. >> a bargain price of under $1
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million. kind of looks like west world. >> and you get the ghosts! >> you don't have to pay extra for that? >> no, you can totally hang out
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this morning on "world news now," the battle at the border. tensions are mounting over the trump administration's tough stance on families trying to cross into the country, and a border patrol chase ends in a deadly crash. we'll have the latest. and breaking news, evacuations ordered after a train explosion. a warning before you head into the water. >> there's been an uptick in jellyfish stings this season. what's to blame, and what you should do if you get stung. >> and john travolta scores a rare 0% rating on rotten tomatoes for the third time. what moviegoers are saying. we have that story in "the skinny" on this monday, june
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18th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> what are the other two zeros for john travolta? i guess we'll find out. we're going to start things off with the fight over immigration. president trump heads to capitol hill tomorrow to discuss the issue and two proposals coming up for debate this week. >> the debate takes place as protests spread over the policy of separation of children and parents. it happens at the same time as a deadly crash in texas. marcus moore reports. >> reporter: a deadly border chase, undocumented immigrants thrown from a vehicle during a chase. the car traveling at 100 miles per hour, at least five people died at the scene.
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>> this is a perfect example of why our borders need to be secure. >> one people united will never be divided. >> reporter: this as protests grow. this is one of the groups of protesters outside the facility, the central processing facility here in mcallen. and they're saying -- telling people inside that they're not alone. sharon ellis is among the demonstrators. >> i don't think this should be happening. something has to be done. >> reporter: we were part of a group of journalists allowed inside this processing center. the border patrol releasing these pictures, showing hundreds of people in holding cells. some could be separated under the trump administration's zero tolerance policy. >> the reality is the law. they're criminals when they come across illegally. that's why they're getting separated. >> reporter: on this father's day, former president bill clinton tweeting these children should not be a negotiating tool. melania trump saying she hopes both sides of the aisle can
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finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform. she believes we should be a country that follows all laws but governs with heart. then the picture of the 2-year-old little girl crying. inside this facility, we saw hundreds of people in holding cells. the border patrol says they have brought in extra manpower. we saw one man and child being processed in front of a computer remotely. marcus moore, abc news, mcallen, texas. >> you know, that picture says a thousand words with that little girl. laura bush had a really reasoned opinion in the "washington post." she basically said she lives in a border state and realizes the importance of protecting borders but thought this was a cruel and unusual punishment and something
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we need to stop. it's interesting to hear someone like that weighing in on this policy. it's a difficult one, but in many ways, you have a lot of people saying something has to be done. >> it's difficult because it all comes together as sort of this melding of several policies over several administrations, and now this zero tolerance policy is sort of exacerbating that whole thing. so you're going to need both parties to come together to figure out a resolution to these layers of the problem, not just the top one but so many hoping they do it and do it quickly. the thought of the families ripped apart and the images is heartwrenching. i don't know anyone who could look at that scenario and not feel those emotions. >> 2,000 kids taken away from parents since attorney general sessions announced the policy. and a train went off the
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track around princeton. no injuries have been good exploded. >> it is believed it was caused bring propane in one of the cars. a section of highway 14 has been closed. and we're following news where a carjacker went on a spree before he was shot and killed. the gunman stole a teenager's car, then drove to the walmart and fired at a display case and then tried stealing another car but shot and wounded the driver for refusing to cooperate. finally, they say while trying a third carjacking, armed bystanders shot and killed him. and police in new jersey say a suspected gunman killed during a shootout at an all-night arts festival was a gang member. they believe the dispute between rival gangs started with a fistfight, then exploded in
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gunfire. police shut down the festival early. robert mueller's team is investigating a newly-revealed meeting between roger stone and a russian national during the 2016 campaign. stone sayshe russian was peddling dirt on hillary clinton but he now claims it was all an fbi setup. here's tara palmieri. >> reporter: new revelations of yet another previously undisclosed meeting between a trump royalist and russian. roger stone met with the russian in may of 2016. the man who called himself henry greenberg allegedly offered damaging information on hillary clinton in exchange for $2 million. we spoke to stone on the phone. >> i thought the meeting was ludicrous. $2 million for unspecified documents. i had no interest. i knew he would have no interest, never mentioned to him or anyone in his campaign. >> reporter: greenberg had reached out to michael caputo who set up the meeting with
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stone. caputo was asked about it by pierre thomas last month. >> did you ever see or witness any contacts with the russians? >> nobody ever asked me about russia, nobody ever spoke to me about how russia might help. >> reporter: stone said he ultimately did not agree to pay for dirt on clinton. rudy giuliani claiming the president was not aware of the contact. >> no, i haven't talked to roger. he's never talked to the president about it. so where's the collusion? and he said it was a waste of time. >> reporter: stone told abc news, i never discussed this approach which i now believe was an fbi setup with president trump. stone and caputo both alleging that it was an fbi trap. greenberg had previously worked as an informant. he told the post he hasn't worked fbi since 2013. the latest means that 11 trump associates admitted to having contact with russians during the campaign. the president tweeting witch hunt.
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there was no russian collusion. giuliani says it is meuller's team that is showing bias. >> this is a case where it's crying out for someone to investigate the investigators. >> reporter: stone said he's not concerned that he didn't mention the meeting to congressional investigators. he told me, quote, i just didn't remember. 2016 was a very busy year. he said that his lawyer sent a followup letter correcting his testimony. tara palmieri, abc news, the white house. rudy giuliani says the president is not planning to pardon campaign chief manafort or anyone else now. but he could pardon people once the investigation is over. especially if he decides that people were prosecuted for political purposes. florida is dealing with a different problem. nearly 2,000 people have been stung by jellyfish in the last few days. hundreds were stung along the atlantic coast. wind and currents are bringing the jellyfish closer to the shore.
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and higher water temperatures are helping them reproduce faster. rinsing with vinegar is a good way to take care of it. >> my wife was stung before. we never went again. >> you didn't save her? >> i did. i got her out of the water. she's like, you saved me. >> a little late though. you didn't save her before she got stung. >> come on, she encountered the jellyfish. i got her as quickly as i could. wow. it's like that. >> just kidding. a performance artist from australia decided to make a statement by literally going underground. >> 73-year-old mike parr had himself buried under a street inside a steel container and stayed there for 72 hours until he was dug up on sunday night. spent the whole weekend in a box. >> oxygen was pumped in. he had bedding, water, waste buckets. no food by the way.
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he called it a tribute to victims of totalitarian violence. all right. would you do that? yes? >> i wouldn't do it, but it doesn't sound impossibly hard. >> no food. 72 hours underground. >> it's not like david blain territory. >> no food. only a sketch pad. he's just doing sketches. that's it. like what are you sketching? the wall? >> sketching himself a big mac. all right, coming up, the growing rental scam sweeping -- you like that, jack? this is serious business. a growing rental scam is sweeping the country. see how seemingly perfect rental deals are turning out to be perfect frauds and how to protect yourself. and why a major studio is cracking down on harry potter festivals. what this could mean for young wizard hopefuls everywhere. maybe he was sketching harry potter.
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the cause of the collapse is now under investigation. turning now to a consumer alert for anyone looking to rent a home. >> a growing scam is using legitimate listings to lure unsuspecting victims with some bilked out of thousands of dollars. marci gonzalez has the details. >> reporter: photos show a stunning home with the monthly rent well below market value. all part of the growing scam, reeling in victims using actual listings of homes like carla west's in nashville for sale, re-listing them online as bargain-priced rentals. >> it occurred to me. i said you are being scammed. >> reporter: she posted this note on her front door. >> i really felt sorry for the people coming by. >> reporter: it's a trick nina fell for, forking over $700 for this apartment only realizing she was dealing with a scammer. leaving her and her mentally disabled daughter homeless. >> we needed a place to live. i got locked out and i got
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scammed. >> reporter: it's also happening with vacation rentals. realtors across the country see it all the time. with scam listings even popping up on reputable websites. >> you're going to find deals out there. but when you're finding something priced at 10% of the actual value, it's probably not legitimate. if a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. >> reporter: and to avoid falling victim, experts say be suspicious about anyone being out of town and consider working with a licensed realtor. marci gonzalez, abc news, los angeles. >> this actually happened to us. somebody called us, got our number, said why can't we get in the property. i rented it. and i said who are you? it's a thing that happens a lot. when we come back, why warner bros. is cracking down on harry potter festivals.
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♪ skinny what? skinny music.t heard the new it is time now for "the skinny." >> we are beginning with one father who's young at heart making a touching announcement on social media. 41-year-old actor james van der beek and his wife welcome a new baby gwendolyn. he looks like he's 20. >> and he's got five kids, man. everyone said to be doing just fine. next, mark hamill sharing the tweet, happy father's day. it has racked up 160,000 likes.
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>> and to hugh jackman. he shared this tribute to his he shared this tribute to his own father on instagram. the 49-year-old gushed happy father's day to the man who taught me to show respect for others. this guy is the best guy. who doesn't like hugh jackman? >> all because of dad, apparently. >> australians are awesome. next to a big weekend at the box office. >> our parent company disney's "incredibles 2" crushed the record, $180 million. soared past "finding dory" for the record. >> but with a very different kind of box office history, john travolta and his gangster bio pic barely earned $2 million this weekend. >> oh. >> now everybody comes to me. >> i am so proud of you.
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you should be running your own crew now. >> are you the head of the crime family? >> yeah, so the movie's not doing so great. and travolta isn't earning any praise from the critics either. >> gotti scored a rare 0%, getting nothing but splats. the 1983 film "staying alive", and the 1993 film "look who's talking now" also got 0% ratings. i liked "look who's talking now"? >> who doesn't like talking babies? what's not to like? >> what about a 20? >> "look who's talking now" might be the pets one. "look who's talking two." and that one may have been about the pets. >> sorry, john. i'm trying to help, man. >> 80% of moviegoers are giving gotti a positive rating though. maybe this is a critics versus real people thing. >> help out john, folks.
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next to a major buzz kill to harry potter fans. >> warner bros. is cracking down on unauthorized harry potter festivals. they are prohibited from using names, places or objects associated with the series. >> that of course rules out everything but very broad concepts. one outside of philadelphia watered down the theme to simply wands and wizards. >> fans have been taking to social immediate expressing disappointment, even anger. so far no word from j.k. rowling. and finally, the blob fish classic played out over the weekend. >> jimmy kimmel, senator ted cruz. look at them in perfect shape. >> it raised money for charities and they settled the score between the between after kimmel accused cruz of looking like a blob fish.
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cruz ended up taking the trophy. and you can catch it on jimmy kimmel live. >> those cruz moves. >> that's the real basketball rivalry. like a blob fish. cruz ended up taking the trophy. and you can catch it on jimmy kimmel live. >> those cruz moves. >> that's the real basketball rivalry.
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manafort and a man the fbi says has ties to russian intelligence contacted two witnesses in attempt to get them to lie. >> next to a deadly incident outside a kansas city courthouse. >> we heard a pop. it happened so fast. >> two officers transporting prisoners for a hearing when they were overcome by an inmate in a gated area. 45-year-old deputy patrick rohrer killed, and theresa king passed away from her injuries. the suspect also wounded in the struggle. >> a high-tech company that prosecutors say was a fraud. >> founder and former ceo elizabeth holmes and her ex-president indicted on criminal charges for allegedly defrauding investors out of
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hundreds of millions of dollars. federal prosecutors say they engaged in a scheme to defraud doctors and patients, that they knowingly lied about the accuracy and reliability of some of their products. >> in beijing, china is responding to the u.s. tariffs. >> no surprise, beyonce and jay z unprecedented marriage. >> only queen bey and jay z can shoot a music video at the louvre. >> wow. >> not too shabby at all. >> did you get the album yet? >> no. i got to get on it. it is national cherry tart day, sushi day, go fishing day, and also national play catch week. >> so splurge on sushi while having cherry tarts and a picnic?
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>> see that? dennis would have dropped it. while having cherry tarts and a
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making news in america this morning, the battle at the border. protests erupt over the separation of parents and children. in a rare move, first lady melania trump speaks out and former first lady laura bush is also weighing in. this morning the next step in the immigration debate. plus the latest on a deadly crash as an suv tried to flee border patrol agents. breaking overnight, a strong earthquake hits japan. collapsing wall and igniting fires. a young girl among those killed. trains shut down at the height of morning commute. new images coming in. and an abc news exclusive, a woman who survived a roller coaster crash in florida demands answers. >> there were the two that were in front of me dangling out of

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